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UWinnipeg students smashing homelessness through video game tournament

Challenger approaching… in the fight to smash homelessness! The University of Winnipeg Business Administration Students’ Association, in partnership with the school’s 5 Days of Homeless team, will be holding a Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament this Sunday, Oct. 22 in support of Resource Assistance for Youth, Inc. (RaY). The tournament takes place on main campus, and will include …Read more >

Federal prisoners from across Canada issue a call for penal reform

In the latest issue of the peer reviewed  Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, federal prisoners from across Canada issue a call for penal reform and social change. The editors are Jarred Shook, Bridget McInnis, Justin Piche and Kevin Walby. Dr. Kevin Walby is Associate Professor and Chancellor’s Research Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice …Read more >

2017 United Way dodgeball photo gallery

UWinnipeg launched its annual United Way Campaign with a friendly game of dodge ball that had students against the faculty, staff and administration team.

Sexual Violence Policy in development – have your say

Manitoba’s new law (Bill 15), introduced in spring 2017, The Sexual Violence and Prevention Act, mandates that post-secondary institutions develop a policy on sexual violence aimed at promoting awareness, prevention and response to sexual violence. The policy will apply to everyone associated with The University of Winnipeg including students, instructors, faculty, staff, administrators and visitors …Read more >

2017 Autumn Convocation photo gallery

Congratulations to all the graduates and honourees of UWinnipeg’s 2017 Autumn Convocation and Valedictorian, Annie McBay (4-year Honours degree program in Religion and Culture).

Research to chew on

  It might look like an ordinary food truck as it drives into town, but it will actually be a rolling research station sizzling with surprises inside. Dr. Janis Thiessen is cooking up a plan to hit the road and ask Manitobans to share their food memories, histories, family recipes and even hop aboard to …Read more >

A Call to Conversation: Two-Spirit and Queer People of Colour Conference

The work of building a culture of tolerance, acceptance and celebration, where everyone is comfortable expressing who they are, is moving forward in Winnipeg. A Call to Conversation Conference is the first of its kind in Canada and runs from October 20 – 22, 2017 at UWinnipeg.

GoManitoba makes commuting to campus more sustainable

UWinnipeg’s Campus Sustainability Office has teamed up with GoManitoba, a brand new ride matching service, to help the University community get to class and work in a more sustainable way.

Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story

Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story A UWinnipeg Community Conversation with Canadian Senators Salma Ataullahjan and Jim Munson takes place on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm in Room 1L12 (1st floor Lockhart Hall).

Does the municipal electoral system need reforms?

New paper looks at the potential for electoral reform and its consequences City of Winnipeg voters will head to the polls next October, as will people in many other municipalities across the country. It is timely to look at the way we vote. Is it in need of reform? A new paper by University of …Read more >